ACT Policing Criminal Investigations detectives have arrested a 27-year-old Dunlop man for assisting in the aggravated robbery at the Kaleen Caltex service station on August 24.
Around 4pm yesterday (September 13), police executed a search warrant at a house in Macgregor. The information to obtain this warrant came via an anonymous member of the community [...]
ACT Policing Criminal Investigations detectives have arrested a 23-year-old Reid man for the aggravated robbery at the Kaleen Caltex service station on August 24.
Around 8.30am today (September 13), police executed a search warrant at an apartment complex in Reid, following information submitted by an anonymous member of the community via Crime Stoppers.
During the warrant, [...]
ACT Policing is seeking to identify two members of the public who came to the assistance of a woman in Mawson on Saturday night (September 8).
Around 7pm on Saturday night, the woman had been the victim of an assault in Mawson. The victim flagged down two members of the public who had been reversing their [...]
Three teenagers have been arrested following a pursuit across Tuggeranong early this morning (September 11).
Around 1.25am, officers from Tuggeranong General Duties were called to a burglary at the Gowrie Discount Pharmacy, Gowrie Shops. A short time later, police received a telephone call from a member of the public about a burglary at the Banks Shops [...]
ACT Policing has released CCTV images of the man responsible for an aggravated robbery in Civic on Friday, July 20 in the hope someone can identify him.
The man entered the Westpac bank on Alinga Street, Civic, around 3pm, and threatened a teller with what appeared to be a firearm.
He took a sum of cash and [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery which occurred at Subway in Belconnen last night (Sunday, September 9).
Around 7.50pm a man entered the fast food store on Emu Bank and approached a staff member, produced a knife and demanded she give him cash.
She complied with his demands and he ran out of the [...]
ACT Policing is seeking to identify two youths who may be able to provide information relating to a deliberately lit grass fire near Justice Kelly St in Forde around 1.30pm yesterday (Saturday, September 8).
A quick-thinking local resident saw the smoke and used a garden hose to bring the fire under control, with ACT Fire and [...]
We had a couple of posts on our Facebook page overnight about low flying helicopters returning and Police activity at Mulligans Flat.
It turns out a moutain bike rider has gone missing and there was a search on last night and again today.
The following is a media release from ACT Policing.
Search resumes for missing man
Release Date: [...]
Two men, aged 21 and 22, were arrested by police for an aggravated burglary at a Macquarie school overnight.
Around 1am today (Saturday, September 8), Belconnen General Duties members attended The Canberra High School on Bindubi Street in Macquarie after a report that multiple alarms had been activated at the school’s science building.
While patrolling the [...]
Simon Corbell has announced a big new push to crack outstanding murder cases in Canberra:
Minister for Police and Emergency Services, Simon Corbell, has today announced the ACT Government would provide $2 million in rewards to help ACT Policing secure a conviction in four of Canberra’s unsolved murder cases.
The four unsolved murder cases will now each [...]
ACT Policing has arrested a 24-year-old Ngunnawal man after a vehicle pursuit overnight in the Canberra’s North.
Around 5.45am this morning (Friday, September 7), police were conducting patrols in the city area when they saw a green Daewoo Espero pull into a nearby car park.
Police attempted to stop the vehicle, but after the vehicle failed [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery that took place in Jamison last night (September 6).
Around 7.45pm, a man armed with a knife entered Liquorland at the Jamison Shopping Centre and threatened a staff member inside the store. The man made demands for cash.
The staff member complied with the demands and handed the [...]
ACT Policing is calling for witnesses to an aggravated robbery at the McDonalds restaurant in Conder Tuesday, September 4.
Around 8.40pm a man entered the store with a knife and demanded money from employees.
Employees complied with the offender’s instructions and he left the store. He was seen running across Tharwa Drive in a South-West direction.
The man [...]
Police have arrested a 17-year-old teenager in relation to an alleged assault of a 20-year-old man in Gungahlin last week.
Around 9.00pm last Friday (August 31), police attended Hibberson Street in Gungahlin after receiving reports of an assault.
The 20-year-old man was taken to the Canberra Hospital where he was treated for injuries resulting from the assault.
ACT Policing are investigating a single vehicle collision in Melba this afternoon where a 49-year-old man from NSW has died.
Around 1.15pm today (Thursday, September 6), police received reports of a man falling off an Australia Post motorcycle on Kingsford Smith Drive approximately 200 metres after the Le Gallienne Street intersection.
The man died at the scene. [...]
A man is assisting with inquiries after the discovery of a body in the state’s south this morning (Thursday 6 September, 2012).
About 4.45am two men were involved in an altercation at a property outside of Braidwood.
Police from Monaro Local Area Command attended and located the body of a 51-year-old man.
A crime scene has been established.
ACT Policing will be focusing on seatbelts for the month of September as part of its ongoing traffic enforcement campaign.
Every year in Australia more than 20% of all the road fatalities involve a person, including children, not being properly restrained.
Officer-In-Charge of Traffic Operations, Sergeant Rod Anderson said that seat belts saved lives, and that drivers [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a collision in Dickson this morning (Monday, September 3).
Around 8.40am, a cyclist and a blue Mazda 2 sedan collided at the intersection of Morphett Street and Northbourne Avenue.
The male cyclist was taken to The Canberra Hospital for treatment of minor injuries sustained during the collision.
Any witnesses to the collision [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to property damage of earth moving equipment at a construction site in Wright over the weekend.
Police attended the construction site on John Gorton Street around 8.10am on Saturday (September 2), where a water truck, grader, scraper and two other vehicles had been damaged.
The damage is believed to have occurred sometime [...]
It had not escaped the notice of the all-seeing eye that ACT Policing’s boss was getting back into his Twitter account.
The ABC reports he’s been pipped for the job of running the banana bending cops by Queensland’s Deputy Commissioner of Regional Operations Ian Stewart.
Deputy Commissioner Stewart was the inaugural State Disaster Coordinator during the [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery in O’Connor last night (Sunday, September 2).
Around 10.30pm police were called to Capital Chemist in Sargood Street after a man entered the store and threatened staff with a blood filled syringe, demanding prescription medication.
Staff members complied with his demands and the man left the store.
The man [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses after an aggravated robbery took place in Mawson last night (August 31).
Around 9.05pm, a man armed with a knife entered the Domino’s pizza store in Mawson Place and made demands for cash while threatened a staff member.
The staff member complied with the demands and the man fled with a sum [...]
ACT Policing today (Friday, August 31) will mark the 10th anniversary of the switchover to the national 131-444 police assistance line.
Over the past decade ACT Policing has received over 900,000 calls to the line and in doing so, has saved both lives and property.
The former local police assistance line, 11444, was switched off on August [...]
ACT Policing are seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery in Belconnen last night (Thursday, August 30).
Around 9.35pm police were called to the Bottle-O liquor store in Luxton Street after a man entered the store and threatened staff with a knife, demanding the money in the till.
The staff member complied with his demands and the man [...]
In a month where ACT Policing focussed its attention on the issue of driver distraction, 138 motorists were issued with Traffic Infringement Notices and another 52 were cautioned for these and related traffic offences.
Of the 138 drivers issued with TINs, 129 were fined for using a hand-held mobile phone while driving. Eight others were issued [...]
ACT Policing is seeking assistance from patrons who may be able to identify the man who robbed the Italo Australian Club in Forrest on Saturday, July 28.
About 11.35pm that night, the offender entered the club on Franklin Street and threatened a staff member with a hunting knife. The man stole a sum of cash and [...]
ACT Policing has uncovered important new information which indicates a possible link between two Canberra crime scenes, some 12 years apart, which may assist in solving the 1999 murder of McKellar woman Irma Palasics.
While the two crimes appear unrelated, police are releasing CCTV footage of an aggravated burglary which occurred in Phillip around 1.50am on [...]
Following on from this morning’s report of a brutal robbery at the Kaleen Caltex ACT Policing has trialled a new system to let us have the video from the event.
And isn’t it just a cracker? The dog walker taking charge like a boss is priceless and the pratfalls of the thuggish thief will live long [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses after an aggravated robbery took place at the Caltex service station in Kaleen on Friday night (August 24).
Around 11pm a young man entered the Caltex service station and bought a packet of Tally Ho’s from the shop attendant.
On leaving the service station the man stood at the doorway preventing the [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses after an aggravated robbery took place in Conder on Friday night (August 24).
Around 8.15pm, a man armed with a knife entered the Corks Local Liquor and threatened two staff members standing behind the counter. The man made demands for cash, cigarettes and alcohol.
The staff members complied with the demands before [...]
ACT Policing is investigating an incident early today (Friday, August 24), in which a 19-year-old pedestrian collided with a police car and received minor injuries.
The police car was on a routine, city-based patrol and turning the corner of London Circuit and Verity Lane, in Civic, when the incident occurred. The man fell to the ground [...]
ACT Policing has seized a number of firearms and cannabis plants after a warrant was executed in Rivett early this morning (August 24).
Around 5am, ACT Policing officers from Judicial Operations and the Firearms Registry executed the warrant at the Rivett house.
During the search of the house, police located a hand grenade, fireworks and a number [...]